To enroll in a PADI Open Water Diver course, you must be 10 years old or older. You need adequate swimming skills and need to be in good physical health. No prior experience with scuba diving is required.
The MDA 5-Star Club is for divers seeking adventure! It includes discounts at all MDA locations, preferred rates on rentals and air fills, special club rates on diving and discounts at our sponsor businesses all over Guam.
Puerto Galera, located on the northeast coast of Mindoro Island, is known for it’s beaches, night life and world class diving. This is a very popular destination for photographers with an abundance of unique critters and macro opportunities. The surrounding Marine Sanctuary has been very successful in promoting healthy reefs and marine life. As a dive destination for Guam travelers – booking is easy! No additional domestic flights are necessary, bus & boat transfers will be included in your travel package to bring you right from the Manila airport to the resort.
HOW TO GET THERE
Return (Manila to Guam): Flights depart in the evening, around 10pm, and arrive in Guam around 4am the following day. PR 0110 on PAL.
For travel to Puerto Galera & Anilao: Your package will include air conditioned van transfers between the Manila International Airport and your resort.
When To Go – April and May tend to have the best weather and most visitor traffic. Dry season extends from December – May, with wet season from June – November.
- Currency – Philippine Pesos (PHP)
- Language – Filipino, English
- Outlets/voltage – Type A/B (US Standard) & C, 220V
Dive & Land permits
The Marine Sanctuaries of the Philippines provide incredible diving and require small fees for diving and camera use. These are relatively inexpensive and may vary depending on where the day’s diving takes you. Sanctuary fees are paid directly to your dive operator and are not included in dive packages.